ReasonReasonAn adviser to the British government claims that material seized at London’s Heathrow airport from David Miranda, the partner of Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald, could threaten British national security and lead to “widespread loss of life.”

From Bloomberg:

Documents seized from the partner of Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald might threaten U.K. national security, damage the economy and lead to “widespread loss of life,” a government adviser said.

The information, taken from David Miranda on Aug. 18 at Heathrow Airport, “is highly likely to describe techniques which have been crucial in life-saving counter-terrorist operations” and could identify British intelligence agents abroad, Oliver Robbins, a U.K. national security adviser, said in documents released during a court hearing in London today.

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